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Object Number: L-64-42
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Apulian
South Italian
Provenience: Italy
Manufacture Location: Apulia
Date Made: 399-300 BC
Early Date: -399
Late Date: -300
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Ceramic
Technique:Red Figure
Iconography:Sacrificial Scene
Altar
Spear
Armor
Shield
Oinochoe
Sheep
Woman
Tray
Height: 44.5cm
Width: 43.6cm
Credit Line:Loaned by the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Other Number82-125 - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number

Description

A. Sacrificial scene. Left to right: (1) upright pair of spears, points up, with oval shield leaning against them; (2) bearded man facing right wearing pointed cap and shirt to hips holding out a knife in right hand and holding an oinochoe tilted over a well-head (?) in left; (3) to right of well-head a man wearing a high cap and a hip length shirt, facing left holds a sheep, its head and neck over the well-head; (4) at extreme right a woman facing left, fully dressed, holds out a filled tray. B. Three youths, all standing, each with a vertical stick. The two outer ones face in and the middle one faces left. On neck: large ivy tendrils.


Bibliography:

[Article] Hall, Edith H. 1906. "Greek and Italian Pottery". Bulletin of the Pennsylvania Museum. 4 (16/October): 53-57. : Page/Fig./Plate: 57View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] White, Donald, et al. 1995. The Ancient Greek World:The Rodney S. Young Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 23View Objects cited in this Publication

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